[size=36]Al-Sudani: We are currently working on a draft law preventing torture and inhuman treatment[/size]
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The Prime Minister said in his speech during the second conference of the National Plan for Human Rights in Iraq, which was held by the Ministry of Justice under the slogan (The State of Man is Our Goal), coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, that “the historic victory achieved over the terrorist ISIS gangs represents... A victory for the will of our people and our armed forces of all types and formations,” noting that “the human rights file in Iraq received special importance in the government’s program and in executive steps, and work on it expanded to include various aspects of an individual’s life.”
The Prime Minister called on “the House of Representatives to complete the selection of members of the High Commission for Human Rights, so that it will be a constitutional and legal support for consolidating the basic principles of human rights and including them in the performance of the government apparatus,” pointing out that “the government’s responsibility regarding the human rights file extends to the right to a dignified life, and the right By escaping the inheritance of poverty, and the right to education, health, and services.”
He stated that "the state has the right to search for job opportunities in a free and productive market, the right to protect public funds and pursue corruptors, and for the displaced to return to their areas strengthened and safe."
He continued, "We have opened the windows of communication to any complaint, no matter how small or minor, as it will be given the required attention, and we issued clear and strict directives to commit to humane and legal dealings between law enforcers and citizens," pointing out "to bring to justice, through legal procedures, anyone who has committed a crime." He carried out inhumane and violating practices, exploiting his authority, in accordance with Article 37 of the Constitution.”
He explained, "We worked to approve the national strategy to combat human trafficking in Iraq, and the national plan attached to it," noting that "the Council of Ministers approved the national strategy for suicide prevention, and the draft law on the right to obtain information was referred to the House of Representatives."
He stated, "We activated the Yazidi Women Survivors Law, and lifted the injustice against this Iraqi component, and the Yazidis took ownership of their places of residence after this file had been stalled for more than 40 years, in addition to amending the draft law on freedom of expression of opinion, assembly, and peaceful demonstration, in a way that guarantees the consolidation of constitutional rights." And consolidating it,” pointing out, “We are currently working on a draft law preventing torture and inhuman treatment, to be an addition to the system of laws protecting human rights, and raising the level of social care was an important path in caring for human rights.”
He stressed that "new categories have been included, and the coverage of existing categories has been expanded, so that social protection will be an umbrella under which the dignity of the Iraqi human being is preserved and the specter of poverty is kept away," pointing out "to stand with the Palestinian right to decent living and the establishment of the Palestinian state on Palestinian soil, and to demand an end to the aggression against Gaza".